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DENBIGH. The Denbigh Office of the NORTH WALES GUARDIAN is now at Albert Ttr Vale-street (nearly opposite the Station-road). Ao, • 11muni cations addressed either to "The Reporter," or Mr. COTTOM byname, will receive immediate attention. The paper is on sale at the shops of Messrs. J. DAVIES and W. A. NOTT, and at the Bookstall at the Station. THE IXFIKJIART.—An entertainment in aid of the funds of this Institution was arranged to take place "I, yesterday (Friday) evening, in the County Hall, by the Amateur Christy Minstrel Company, who recently per- formed at the Asylum. THE ENGLISH CHAPEL.—The dispute between Messrs. Hughes and Williams, contractors for the above-named building, and the Building 0":ainittec, has been settled, and Mr. Hughes has resumed the work, having agrefd to finish it for the original price agreed upon in the con- tract. CORRECTION.—The statement in last week's Guardian "that Edward Jones, blacksmith, Love-lane, had been in summoned for assaulting Miriam Pierce," was, we find, incorrect. It seems that Edward Jones had sug)tnzontd Miriam Pierce for an assault, she having made a dis- turbance in the street, and seeing Jones at the window, smashed a stone through it, striking him on the head. For this he summoned her, but on her apologising and paying costs he agreed to the case being thus settled. PAROCHIAL ITF.NIS.-Duri-ng the wi ;.er months a series of Bible classes have been arranged. The Rev. T. W. Vaughan will conduct the English class on Friday even- ings, which has been carried on by him during the last three years. The Rev. D. A. Lewis will conduct one for the pupil teachers and others of that class that de- sire to join whilst Mr. Reece will conduct a similar class in Welsh. The classes for the youths and others at the Old Castle School will be conducted under the supervision oi the yctiv- pcufC: of the parish should be greatly an- preciated. PLEASANT GATHERING.—On Friday evening, the Ex- Mayor (Alderman T. Gee) invited the whole of his workpeople, their wives, and friends, as well as a party of his own private friends, the whole company number- ing about 170, to an excellent supper, comprised of various delicacies, served in the Assembly Boom. Alderman Get- presided, supported by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gee, of Liverpool, in honour of whose nuptials the proceedings of tne evenimx were arranged, whilst the principal vice-chair was occupied by the Mayor (Councillor E. T. Jones). After supper the event of interest came oil, namely, the presentation of a very handsome drawing-room time-piece to Mr. and Mrs. T. Gee, being the gift of the workpeople of the bride- groom's father (Alderman Gee). The gift was presented by Mr. Andrew James and Mr. Humphrey Williams, two of the ojdest workmen, the former making a neat speech in English and the latter in Welsh, 'ihe gift was accepted amid demonstrations of applause, and suitably ack, Avledged by Mr. T. Gee. Other compli- mentary spct'Cf.es followed, and during the evening songs, recitations &c., were given, and a very pl-asa t and enjoyable evening was spent, the party breaking, up at a late hour, greatly pleased with the excellent way in which they had been entertained. BOROUGH MAGISTRATES' COURT. FRIDAY.—Before the Mayor, (Councillor E. T. Jones), Mr. Thomas Evans, and Dr. Evan Pierce. THE NEW MAYOR. His Worship the Mayor, in taking his seat at the first Petty Sessions since his election was welcomed by Mr. E-. ana, and in reply said he trusted that he should be able to act impartially and do his duty without fear or affection, and with the able assistance of Mr. Parry Jones, junr., the magistrates clerk, and the magistrates he should be able to conduct the business of the court satisfactorily. His Worship then presided most efficiently. THE FORESTERS ARMS The licence of this house was now granted to John Adams, the inquiries made by the police having turned out to be of a thoroughly satisfactory gharacter. CASE DISMISSED. Robert Foulkes, fowl dealer, Denbigh, was charged by Moses Jones, Fron, Denbigh, for using language against his wife calculated to lead to a breach of the peace but as the woman was ill in bed and the witness called was unable to prove the case, it was dismissed. SCHOOL BOARD CASES. The following persons were summoned for not sending children to school. Mrs. Morris who said that she took her two children to the school frequently, hut they at other times played. This the School Board officer agreed was the case. She was fined 2s. in the two cases, but the Mayor said that they would be lenient and remit the costs. Richard Jones, engine driver, was also summoned. The excuse was that the boy had m with an accident t > his hand, but it seemed that the neglect of schooling was prior to the accident, having only attended 19 times out of 36.—Fined Is. and 2s. 6d. costs. John Ellis Roberts, seedsman, Vale-street, was summoned. He said that the boy had been going to school, till the master sent him back, saying that he wanted to see him (defendant). The latter did not go as he t the schoolmaster ought to have come to see him or written. The Bench thought not, defendant should have gone to the master, the latter could not be running about after boys parents. The Mayor asked if there were any arrears of payment, and defendant said there might be but he did not know the reason, he was anxious for the education of his children. Case adjourned or a fortnight to ascertain reasons. William Williams, Beacon's Hill, whose wife said the boy was kept at home because she and her husband were both iti, also alleged that the child was nearly 14 years old. Had not attended once out of 32 times, in conseoue.-j.-e of illness. Joseph Bloor, Panton Hall, was summoned in respect to two children. The wife alleged that one had been ill. Fined Is. and Is. costs in each case. Mrs. Broome, Talbot Inn, was summoned with respect to two children. She proved that the children had been away for holidays in Cheshire, and that she sent them on their return. Case dismissed. Robert .trans, Henllan-street, was fined Is. and 2s. 6d. costs, the excuse being that the child played truant, and that he had been repeatedly chastised for it. J ohn J ones, Henllan-street, was summoned, the atten- dance of the boy being only three out of 33. The woman said anyhow she paid regularly, but the boy re- fused to wo. Fined Is. and Is. costs. William Evans, Henllan-street, whose wife's excuse was that she kept her child at home to nur-e when she went out washing. Fined Is. and Is. costs. Richard Williams, Charnel's Well, was summoned, and the wife's excuse was that she often sent her to school, when she could spare her from nursing, and that another person living at the Castle Hill, kept her away to work f r her. Fined Is. and Is. costs. John EWs, Barker's Well, whose wife's excuse was that the child was a delicate one and unable to go, was fined Is. aud Is. costs. Thomas Jones, Henllan-street, whose wife admitted that it was her fault, having kept the child at home to help her. Out of 128 times, she had only attended 50 times. Fined Is. and Is. costs. William Jones, Beacon's Hill, whose wife produced an infirmary certificate as to illness. It seemed that prior to that the attendance had been very bad. Case dismissed, under the circumstances. Robert Ellis, Fron Terrace, whose wife made a state- ment that the child suffered from croup, and had only lost a week. She brought no certificate. Fined Is. and Is. c< >sts, no sufficient reason being alleged. Robert Huberts, Brookhouse, who did not appear, had failed to send two children regularly. Fined Is. and Is. costs in each case. John Hughes, Abraham's-lane, had been summoned, step-3 having been taken to send his boy, Christmas Hughes, to an industrial school. The case was ad- journed for a fortnight. BI-MONTHLY COUNTY COURT. TUESDAY.—Before Mr. Horatio Lloyd, judge. BUSINESS. The plaints entered for the Court were 160, but the Registrar (Mr. Gold Edwards) disposed of the bulk of the cases. Several judgment summonses came up for hearing, in several of which, committals were made against the defendants. In one case in which a farmer owed E20. it was urged that he had been sold up by his creditors and was now working on the roads. On the other hand it was alleged that defendant (Henry Rees) had two cows in hiding which his wife milked and sold the butter from. Eventually the Judge made an order for 6s. monthly. DISPUTE ABOUT A STEAM ENGINE. 0 Evan Evans, Llanneffydd, sued Edmund Evans. The parties seem to be agriculturalists, and a dispute arose as to the hire of a steam engine. An agreement was produced saying that the hire was at 10s. per day, to be delivered free, the use of the engine being for cutting wood. Mr. Davies was for plaintiff, and Mr. R. H. Roberts for defendant. Subsequently defendant wrote that the engine was too exp' nsive, and they could do nothing with it. The engia" bed not been delivered at Dolgelley, in conse- quence of that letter. The amount claimed was £ 24 10s., for loss of hire of the engine. Mr. R. H. Roberts contended that the engine had not been delivered. Eventually judgment was given for plaintiff and costs. DISPUTED ACCOUNT. Thomas Hughes had summoned George Lee, Maryle- bone, Liverpool, for J614 17s. 10d., but it seemed that plaintiff had died since, and it was agreed to change it to his executrix, Mary Hughes. Mr. R. H. Roberts was for plaintiff. Defendant alleged that he had paid the bulk and pro- duced a lot of receipts. Mr. Roberts having examined the accounts said de- fendant would have paid, according to his version, more than he admitted he owed. Ju'-gn :t tor defendant, but plaintiff to have the Muourt p .id into court. A SEVERE CONDEMNATION OF WATCH HAWKERS. Wm. Davies, Henllan-street, Denbigh, a labourer, was summoned by Lewis Levin, a watch and jewellery hawker, who it seens leaves jewellery and watches with poor people, getting from then a written agreement and taking the payments by weekly instalments of a few shillings each. Defendant said he had sent the watch back, but plaintiff r eused to take it. < j The Judge Oh, these men never take things back, tnd it's the very best proof of their worth, and I make i, rule to give no extra costs to these hawkers. The de- fendant must stand to the agreement, and an order was made for 6s. monthiy. Alexander Williams, Brook-house, Denbigh, was als summoned by the same plaintiff for non-payment of a bill for a watch. The mother appeared and said that the watch did not go correctly, it gained an hour one day and perhaps lost another the next. (Laughter). The Judge But you see your son has b. und himself to pay for it. The woman produced the watch, and said she should be glad if plaintiff would take it back. Plaintiff said he would net; they had had it nearly twelve months. The Judge Is this the watch for which £ 6 is claimed? Plaintiff Yes, and it's a good lever watch. The Judge: You see your son has got to pay t(i for what possibly is not worth a pound. I shall alter the terms of the agreement from 10s. a month to 5s. monthly, and I shall only allow the usual court fees. 1M'ward Hughes, High fate, labourer, said to be getting 18s. weekly, was summoned by same plaintiff for the cot of a watch 13ft. The wife of defendant .said she did her best not to let "n her husband have the watch but plaintiff urged it to be taken, and tried for a month. He took an old watch of defendant's, r:d. allowed him 30" charging him £ 7 for the new one. Plaintiff said the man was willing to pay the instal- ments, but every month the wife was quarrelling with him about it. Mr. Gold Edwards (the registrar) told his Honour that he. knew these poor people, and it was perfectly sinful of such people as plaintiff to force these watches and jewellery upon them. The Judge I quite agree with you, and I have said so over and over a a-n, but if people will be such idiots as to do it, they must pay for their folly. The Registrar It's quite sinful and absurd to expect that such poor people can pay for such goods. The Judge I have been for the last five years saying that it is a swindle to induce poor people to make such bargains, and I have done all I can to induce people not to deal with such persons, for there arc in every town _r +- ~i,tied trade-me;, who would give money's worth, but if they will persist in going to such persons as plaintiff, and giving k7 for what is very possibly utter rubbish they must take the consequences. I'll protect them as much as I possibly can, for I never allow any costs but mere court costs, and I shall make an order that will only enable the plaintiff to get the money over a very long period, namely, 4s. per month. MONEY TRANSACTIONS. B. Holgate, Denbigh, sued Henry Chippendale for 14s. money lent. Defendant alleged that he had paid the money by doing extra work, but plaintiff proved that he had not done so. that it was for money advanced to him. Judgment with costs. William Jones sued John Kyfjin for 22, borrow, d money since 1867, but said defendant had acknowledged the debt four years ago by a payment of 13s. Defen- dant swore that he never borrowed the money, and as to the 13s., that he sold plaintiff a sheep for that sum, and plaintiff refused to pay for it, but he never sold it as part payment of the debt. There being no proof of debt, judgment was given for defendant. A COW IN A CHINA SHOP. Thomas Howard, cabinet maker, Hall Square, sued Mr. tiacies, a farmer, from near Ruthin, for damage done by his cow getting into plaintiff's china shop. Defendant had sent a letter per Mr. Lloyd (Louis and Edwards) stating that he met with an accident and could not be there. Mr. Howard said he saw him in the market on Tues- day all right. The Judge adjourned the case, but allowed Mr. Howard the costs of the day. A BUILDING DISPUTE. J. S. Roberts, builder, sued Robert Roberts, builder, Park-street, for an amount in dispute on two contracts. Mr. Davies for plaintiff, and Mr. R. H. Roberts for defendant and the latter succeeded in establishing the point that the legal notice of trial had not been given, and that he had not had the particulars required. Case adjourned without costs, and plaintiff to furnish par- ticulars by next court. A LIVERPOOL FAMILY AND THEIR DEBTS CURIOUS CASES. W. H. Pargeter, Birmingham, trustee to the estate of Messrs. Evans and Jones, ironmongers, Denbigh, sued Robert Evans, of Liverpool and Seacombe, for f35 10s. goods delivered. The sum of Z4 10s. was admitted but the contention of the defendants solicitor (Mr. Evans Jones, Liverpool), was that defendant never ordered the electro plated goods charged 1:21 but that in fact t'nev were ordered by his daughter without defendant's know- ledge and certainly had no authority from him to do so. The plaintiffs failed to shew that defendant had been cognisant of the order of the goods but admitted that the wife ordered the plaintiffs not to include the goods in defendant's bill but to send the bill to them and they would pay it privately. The Judge nonsuited plaintiffs as regards the 221, but gave a verdict for plaintiff for the 94 10s. but allowed all the court fees on the full amount. Another action was brought against the same defend- ant by Mr. W. Lloyd, saddler, Denbigh, for k8 Is. for saddlery. Mr. R. H. Roberts was for plaintiff, and proved that defendant and his family had been living at Henblas, Bodfari, and plaintiff had been called upon to repair a lot of harness to the amount of JL;2 odd. Subsequently defendant's son purchased a saddle for t6, ordering it to be put down to the usual account. Plaintiff never saw defendant, and his son did not tell him that he would pay for it privately, and that it was not to Ie put down to his father. He (plaintiff) saw the saddle offered for sale by public auction, when there was a sale at Hen- blas of defendant's goods under a bill of sale. Defendant's solicitor said they admitted that the £2 odd was owing, but defendant never ordered the saddle the fact being that this case was like the last, his sons and daughter going about contracting debts without his knowledge. Defendant, called, declared that he did not know that the saddle had been ordered. He admitted, in cross-ex- amination, that he had given a bid of sale on his effects at Henblas. The saddle was entered amongst the effects sold, and accounted for in the accounts, he believed. Edward Edwards, the son, said he bought the saddle and promised to pay, and plaintiff promised not to de- liver the bill for that until after Christmas. He said he would pay for it if his father did not. The Judge said this case differed very much from the last, inasmuch as the goods were all got in the same way, and the saddle was a thing required at the farm, where defendant, his wife, and sons were living and where the defendant, by his conduct in putting the son in charge of the farm, held him out as his avent. Judg- ment for plaintiff for the full amount claimed and all costs. William Jones, farmer, Bodfari, sued the same de- fendant for £ 21 13s. Defendant's solicitor admitted the debt, but said they had a claim against plaintiff for £ 25. Mr. R. H. Roberts, for plaintiff, said that defendant had issued a writ for that sum, therefore he could not raise it as a set-off there. The Judge agreed, and entered judgment for plaintiff for the amount claimed and costs. A number of other unimportant cases were disposed of.
RUTHIN. THE fair was only thinly attended by farmers and others. The stock was not very numerous, and prices were low. SERMONS.—The Rev. Dr. W. Rees, of Chester, preached to a very large congregation, on Sunday even- ing, at Pendre Chapel, Ruthin, when a collection in aid of the restoration fund of the chapel was made. SUDDEN DEATH.—On Thursday, whilst Mr. John Roberts, father of Mr. Roberts, schoolmaster of the Ruthin Union, was at his employment at Ellis's Soda Water Works, he was seized with paralysis. As quickly as possible remedies were applied, and he was removed home, but died in a very short time. The funeral took place on Saturday, and was very nu- merously attended by his fellow-workmen and friends. He was interred in the Baptist Chapel burial ground. Deceased, who had been a deacon of the chapel many years, was highly respected. He had been in failing health for some months. THE COCOA AND READING Pooms.-The annual re- port submitted by Miss Cunliffe, the hon. secretary, is most encouraging. From it we learn that £ 140 lis. 6d. has been received in donations and subscriptions JE123 has been spent in furnishing and fitting. The Cocoa Room receipts were JE160 17s. 5d., and the Reading Room's t22 6s. 4Jd. With the annual subscriptions transferred to these accounts it would appear that the rooms are self-supporting. The boon derived from the rooms by the young men who avail themselves of its benefits is much appreciated, and we trust that the efforts made by the trustees and committee to maintain so worthy an institution will continue to receive that support it deserves. THE MAYOR AT CHURCH.—On Sunday morning last, his worship the Mayor (Alderman W. D. Jones) at- tended divine service at St. Peter's Church. Previous to the time of service, the Mayor attended at the Council Chamber and received the whole of the mem- bers of the Council, with the exception of Alderman R. G. Ellis, who was ill, and Alderman John Jenkins, who was away in London. The members having been hospitably entertained by the Mayor, a procession was formed, including the members of the fire brigade (under the command of Capt. Green), the members of the Council, his Worship, in his robes of office, the Revs. D. Hughes and John Williams, curates, and tradesmen and others. The sermon was preached by the Rev. D. Hughes, prayers being read by the Rev. John Williams. There was a large congregation, and much interest was taken in the proceedings. BOROUGH POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY.—Before the Mayor, (Dr. W. D. Jones). DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. Robert Roberts, Clawd Newydd, a steam threshing machine attendant, was charged by P.S. Jones with drunken and disorderly conduct. He said he was drunk and stupid. He had a cut on the head, having been down. Fined 10s. and costs, 6s. 6d. ASSAULTING THE POLICE. James Morris was charged with resisting the appre- hension of the previously named defendant whilst being taken into custody by Sergeant Jones. He took hold of tiie officer, kicked him, and tried to drag him off the other defendant, who also assaulted him. Morris was sober at the time.—The Mayor censured his conduct, and fined him 21 and 6s. 6d. costs. ALLEGED STEALING OF A GOLD BING. P.O. Lloyd charged Susan Parry, the daughter of Catherine Parry, of Ruthin, with stealing a gold ring from fanny Davies, Railway-terrace, Ruthin. It I saemod that the ring had been missing, and that sub- s, iiently prisoner admitted taking it off the com- plainant's table. The prisoner is a girl eleven years old, a id the object being to get her to a reformatory, she was remanded till next Monday's petty sessions. COUNTY MAGISTRATES' COURT. MONDAY.—Before Mr. R. G. Johnson (chairman), and Mr. Brooke Cunliffe. FELONY AT LLANFERRAS. David Williams was brought up in custody charged with having, with another man now undergoing sen- tence for the offence, stolen a bottle of brandy from the Lo.-gerheads Inn, Llanferras, the property of William Edwards, landlord. They were in the houfe drinkmg, and in the absence of the servant, took the brandy and ran away. Prisoner said he was guilty of carrying the bottle but not having taken it. Sent to gaol for six weeks' hard labour, the same term as his companion.. Prisoner had been apprehended at Mold by P.C. Chailinor. BOARD OF GUARDIANS. MONDAY.—Present: Mr. W. Pickstone, in the chair; Messrs. Thomas Hughes, Ystrad; R. G. Johnson, H. Powell Jones, William Edwards, Edward Ellis, John Barber, Edward Jones. Rev. Rees Williams, &c. FINANCE. The statement of the second call showed that Ruthin district had paid ;C,)S out of an instalment of £ 446 Llanrhaiadr district had paid !213 out of total instal- ment of call of 0\450 Out-relief for the fortnight—per lIlr T. Griffiths, JEtiO lis. 6d. per Mr. W. H. Jones, 4:34 14s. cheques drawn for £ 65 and t35 respectively treasurer's balances—general account, £ 976; school at- tendance, £ 103 2s. Id. sanitary authority, £ 96: total, El,175 4s. 4d. THE HOUSE AND VAGRANTS. In the house, 74 against 71 during the corresponding week la,t year. Vagrants, 82 against 41 last year. On the recommendation of the Chief Constable, it was agreed that the hours for giving tickets of admission to vagrants should be from six to eight in the winter, and eight to ten in the sumlll r. THE CONTRACTOR AND HIS BILL. The CLERK explained that Mr. T. Williams, the con- tractor for coffins, had made a charge of £3 lis for the burial of a pauper, under the following circum- stances :-A woman died in the workhouse, and the master gave the usual order for a coffin to be sent in by the contractor, but the woman's husband went and bar- gained with the contractor for an oak coffin, to cost jg2. instead of the Union 18s. one, and the man authorised the contractor to use his club money for the purposes of the funeral. As the man owed the Union £ 2 5s. for his wife's maintenance, the Clerk had asked the contractor for a bill, and he sent one in showing that £ 3 lis. had be-n spent. Several guardians pointed out that the contractor had made his bill come to just the very money that the man received from the club, and they all considered that he ou-ht to re-fund to the guardians the money, pius the amount to which he would be entitled under his contract. It was agreed to call upon him to do that, thus hand- ing ove to the Union JE1 lls. The CHAIRMAN said the Contractor had sent an apolo y, but amember remarked that they did not want an apology, they wanted his £ 1 lis. VACCINATION OFFICER'S BILL. Dr. Caithness, of Denbigh, sent in his bill for vaccina- tion, amounting to zE8, but the CLERK pointed out that only S7 could be paid, inasmuch as the other item was charged for vaccination at places not specified in the contract, and if it was paid the Local Government Hoard auditor would surcharge the amount to the Union. Dr. Caithness, however, could refer the case to the Local Government Board. It was agreed that the cheque be drawn for £7 instead of £ 8. THE LATE SCHOOL MASTER wrote asking why a month's salary, which he alleged was due to him, was not paid and the circumstances under which he left were referred to, and it seemed quite clear that no salary could be claimed. The letter was ordered to lie on the table. BURIAL OF PAUPERS. A mass of correspondence was read by the Clerk, being replies received from all the parishes in the union as to the fees charged by sextons for digging graves for paupers, and as to the clergymen's fees for burial. As regards the latter none seemed to exist, the clergy being paid by offertory, and that of ;the sextons were various, ranging from 3s. 6d. to 8s. It was agreed that a uniform fee of 4s. be agreed to. THE IMBECILE INMATES. A letter was read from the the Commissioners in Lunacy containing a report of the inspector who has recently visited the house, in which it was stated that there were six male and five female pauper imbeciles in the house. They were all well cared for and kindly treated they were dressed well and had ample food and attention, the dietary being very good. The report was a very satisfactory one. THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE met prior to the Board meeting and resolved to take proceedings against a number of persons neglecting the requirements of the Act. The taking of the relief lists occupied until nearly two o'clock, some special cases being discussed at great length. TOWN COUNCIL MEETING. The fourth meeting of the Council was held on Wednesday, there being present the Mayor (Dr. W. D. Jones) in the chair; Messrs. John Jenkins, R. P. Davies, David Jones, John Morris, Hugh Jones, W. j! Hunt,^John Jones, D. E. Davies, Wm. Edwards, and FINANCE, &C. The Treasurer reported that the balance in favour of the Council was L2116 11s. 9d; and that £ 37 6s. 8d. was due from the toll collector up to the end of October. It seemed that the sum of £ 17 was due on account of the road.s: also a sum on account of the tolls by Mr. Martin. Agreed that the Town Clerk take such pro- ceedings as he considered necessary to get the money. Bills were presented for payment amounting altogether to £ 226 14s., of which j6104 3s. 4d. was due to the Gas Company, and £ 50 to tue School Board, j654 to Mr. Clubbe for sidestones, and £ 90 4s. 9d. to Jones and Sons, Denbigh, for tiles, &c. Some conversation arose as to the damage done to bricks, tiles, &c after their delivery, they being left about indiscriminately, THE SURVEYOR'S REPORT referred to damage done and repairs carried out at the brook and roads, necessitated by the late floods. It referred to street obstructions and the remedies taken. Thirty-nine notices for removal of nuisances had been issued 25 having been abated, and 14 no notice taken. Thirty-five persons have complied with notices to supply cottage property with water, and thus 194 cottages have been supplied, whilst 11 had not com- plied, and 51 cottages were thus in want of water. Some improvements were ordered to the brook at Llanfwrog. A discussion arose as to an overflow of water in Llan- fwrog which caused damage to poor persons' property, but it was urged that if all the water was forced down to Llanfwrog, it would burst up the culvert. It was felt by all the Council that, on sanitary grounds, a remedy ought to be devised. The overflow was said to be caused by an artificial obstruction. Mr. JOHN JENKINS proposed that the Town Clerk consider who was responsible for the nuisance, and if the owner, call upon him to do the work. Mr. William Green's application to enclose a bit of waste land at Llanfechan was agreed to. The Town Clerk was ordered to write to Mr. Simon, Castle-street, ordering the removal of a stone flag, which was an obstruction to the footpath, and if he did not comply, that the necessary proceedings be taken. THE FOOTPATHS. The contractor had left the works for sometime, and could not be got to go on with them, and a long discussion arose as to what was to be done. It was stated by several members that the work was most shamefully done the tiles were laid disgracefully. Agreed that the Llanfwrog portion be completed.— Resolved, on the motion of Mr. R. P. DAVIES, that the contract be taken off the hands of Thomas Roberts, the contractor, and that all monies in hand be retained for the purposes of repairs. The committee reported as to the condition of the pavement in Well-street; the removal of the stone pave- ment under the old regime being now condemned as a great mistake. The Surveyor recommended brick tiling from one end to the other, and thought the cost would be about £ 40.—Agreed that it be done after the Llanfwrog work. ORDER. The MAYOR, in a kindly manner, called the attention of the members to a very bad practice that existed amongst them of talking across the table," and two or three together, instead of properly addressing the chair. He hoped, for the purpose of facilitating the business and conducting it regularly, that they would address the chair in proper order. (Applause). The members generally agreed that the Mayor was right, and expressed their readiness to take the kindly hint. TIME OF MEETINGS. Mr. D. E. DAVIES proposed that the day and time of meeting be altered to the first Friday in the month seconded by Mr. JOHN JONES. Carried. Mr. HUGH JONES proposed, and Mr. T. P. ROBERTS seconded, that the time be five o'clock in the afternoon. Carried. THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS AND THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL. The above Commissioners wrote stating that the part of clause 1, relating to the management of the non- educational portion of the property comprised in schedule 1, of the scheme, will be altered to meet the views of the Governors, whose consent to the proposed apportionment of endowment is necessary under the Endowed Schools Act. The letter also set forth that the scheme would be altered so as to have two Gover- nors as representatives of the Council instead of three, and give an extra co-optative governor, making five instead of four such governors. Mr. HUNT thought the Commissioners had been led by the Local Governors instead of the Council. It was an injustice to the Council not to allow three members and the Mayor. According to this scheme, no extra provision was made for Ruthin and Llanelidan boys. Mr. HUGH J ONES said that the Governors were afraid of seeing too many representatives of the Council at their meetings. Mr. HUNT proposed and Mr. R. P. DAVIES seconded the following proposal: That this Council regret to team that the Charity Commissioners intend to reduce the number of representatives* to be appointed by the Town Council of Ruthin under the Ruthin Hospital Grammar School, and Exhibition Chariti"s' .-chem and hope the Commissioners will reconsider their decision and adhere to the original motion. viz., that three represen- tative Governors be appointed by this Council.The motion was carried. HIGHWAYS AND COMMITTEES. Mr. T. ROBEV proposed, and Mr. HUGH JONES seconded that Ighwny Committee be appointed for the year but that tliv. work be done in Council.—A gas lamp from the old reading room was ordered to be re- moved to Llanfwrog. BAKERS LOOK OUT Mr. HUNT called attention to the fact that it was con- sidered a, hardship by the poor people that bread was not sold by weight. It ought to be done by Act of Parliament and he moved that notices be put out in town calling upon the bakers to do it and that the surveyor see it done. Mr. D. E. DAVIES seconded and it was carried. THE STREETS AND STONES. Mr. HDGH JONES proposed that no contract for the carriage of stones be entered into, but that by next meeting tenders be obtained for keeping the streets in order, cleaning the same, and doing all other work in connection therewith by contract. The roads he said were a disgrace to any civilized country, and the town was in a dreadful state, and he thought his resolution would remedy the evil. Mr. T. P. ROBERTS seconded the motion, and thought they must be as economical as possible, and believed that the plan advised would save £100 yearly. Mr. JOHN JENKINS supported the motion, but desired that it be delayed till next month for fuller considera- tion. Messrs. R. P. Davies, W. ,T Hunt, and others agreed that the scheme was too impo. tant to be hastily decided upon. It was agreed to discuss it accordingly. THE FIRE BRIGADE. Mr. W. Green, captain of the Fire Brigade, wrote giving an account of the tires attended during the year, and stating tha* private persons and Assurance Societies had spoken highly of the services of the Brigade. He requested the usual subscription oi £5 us. from the Council. Mr. HUGH JONES proposed that the Council would not grant the money till a statement of the accounts of the Bri.ade was submitted for the inspection of the Council. He would move to bring the whole question of the Brigade before the next meeting. That was agreed to. HEALTH OF THE BOROUGH. The MAYOR said there was a report from the Medical Officer of Health. It seemed that dwi g the quarter ending September 17th there had been 17 births and 22 deaths in the borough, the death rate being an average of per thousand, and the birth rate 20'61 per thousand. This concluded the business.
-. CEFN AND SHOSYISmE.
CEFN AND SHOSYISmE. PUPIL TEACHERS.—We are pleased to learn that th;-ee of the pupil teachers ",t Cefn Board School have successfully passed their scholarship examination in the first class. Out of 1,9i)1 females who have passed in the three classes Miss Emily Hughes stands 195, Miss Emma Jones 225, and Miss Jiilia Piercy 248. This fact reflects great credit on these young persons, as well as on their teachers Misses Davies and Rowlands.
CORWEI. FATAL ACCIDENT.—On Friday, November 14 (Llan- drillo Fair Day) Mr. J. Owen, only son of Mr. Owen, Tynantllwyn, Llangwm, was returning home at a late hour on horseback from this fair, when he met his death by falling from his horse. It appears that the horse arrived home riderless, on seeing which the deceased's parents went out to seek him, and discovered him hdng dead in a pool of blood close to Maerdy Church. His head was frightfully cut on the crown, leaving no doubt that he fell on his head. Much sympathy is felt for the sorrowing parents, who are highly respected in the neighbourhood. POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS.—The third of a series of these entertainments was held at the British School- room on Friday evening, November 14, Dr. H. E. Walker in the chair. The following took part in the programme -.—Miss A. J. Williams, Miss Winnie Wood, Mr. Davies, insurance agent, Mr. Robert Wil- liams, and Mr. J. E. Jones. Harmonium solos were given by Master A. LI. James and Mr. T. C. Jones. The best impromptu speech on the "Threshing Machine," was given by Mr. R. R. Roberts. Corif- petition in singing also took place. The attendance was very good.
GWERNAFFIELD. THANKSGIVING FOR HARVEST.—These services were held on Thursday, the 13th inst. The church had been very neatly but not elaborately decorated by Mrs. Philips, of Rhual, and Mrs. Keene, Maes-y-ffynon. The English service was held at three p.m., and the prayers were read by the Rev. W. D. Owen, vicar of the parish, and the lessons by the Rev. Jones, Caerfallwch, and an earnest and effective sermon preached by the Rev. W. T. Torre, of Buckley. The Welsh service com- menced at seven p.m., when the prayers were read by the vicar, and the lessons by the Rev. Jones, C'aer- fallwch, who also preached a very instructive sermon on Deut. xvi., verse 16. Mr. Jones's sermon was notable for the purity of language in which it was delivered, only one word foreign to the Welsh language being used, and even that word is to be found in the Welsh transla- tion of the prayer book. The singing deserves praise. The Psalms .and canticles were chanted with precision, and Mr. Albert Lowe's beautiful harvest anthem, The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof," was very effectively rendered. Mr. Arthur Evans presided at the harmonium. The attendance was good, every available seat being filled in the evening. Collections, amounting to 24, were made in aid of the clothing club.
LLANGOLLEN. DEATH FROM FIRE.-On Friday moraine, an old man named David Jones, for many years a carder in Messrs. f Hughes and Roberts's flannel mill, and subsequently employed in the same capacity at Glyn, was found dead in his house under the following circumstances On the previous night his son had left him in bed, to which for some period he had been confined, some time after nine o'clock There was a fire in the room at the time, but no candle about. Early on Friday morning a neigh- bour was alarmed by the smell of fire, and, breaking into the house, found the old man in a sitting posture in a chair quite dead. The bedclothes, seveial articles of clothing, and some of the furniture, were smouldering, and the whole house was full of smoke. An inquest was held on his body on Saturday afternoon, in the Town Hall, before B. H. Thelwell, Esq., coroner, and a jury of which Mr. H. M. Beever, Ormonde place, was foreman. David Jones, spinner, son of deceased, and Evan Evans, labourer, a neighbour, deposed to having found deceased in the position indicated above, The sleeve of his shirt had been burnt. The jury, after < a short consultation, returned a verdict to the effect ( that deceased had died by suffocation, there being no evidence to prove how the fire originated. Deceased was a native of Newtown, and had been working in Llangollen for a number of years. i
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——— h THE LODGE (CHIRK). j j ST. JOHN'S CHURCH.—On Thursday, the 30th ult., I harvest thanksgiving services were held at the above church. The morning service was read by the Vicar, the lessons by the Rev. F. Tompson, of Chirk, and a most appropriate sermon was preached by the Rev. R. e E. Price, rector of Llanymynech. The evening service ( was at seven p.m., when there was an overwhelming a congr gation. A most stirring and impressive discourse t was lelivered from the words, One soweth, another g reapeth," by the Rev. D. P. Morgan, vicar of Aber- j dovey. The musical portion of the service was most l efficiently rendered, under the care of Mr TTall Amr. master, and Mr. W. Hall, organist. The church was beautifully decorated by able and willing hands and chancel, pulpit, reading desk, font, and windows, all testified to the great taste of the executants. The offer- tories, which were for the National School, amounted to R5 15s. In the afternoon, at 4.30., upwards of 250 sat down to the annual harvest tea in the "Kiln," most successfully decked by Mr. Richard Jones and his son. There was but one opinion respecting the quality and quantity of everything; and we know of no more pleasurable sight than to see 250 women enjoying a good substantial tea. It is due to Mrs. Whittaker to say that the tea, under her management, was so well and thoroughly done. Thanks are due to the following ladies, who presided at the tea tables :—Mrs. Tait and Mrs. Lowe, Greenfields the Misses Burke Wood, Moreton Hall; Mrs. D. R. Jones, the Vicarage Miss Whittaker, Mrs. Frederick Edwards, Mrs. Edmonds, Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Poynton, Mrs. Evans, Mrs. Richards, Mrs. Edwards, Miss Wilkinson, Miss Duckett, Mrs. Lea, Mrs. Jones, Miss Davies. On the following Friday the day and Sunday scholars, numbering about 300, had their annual treat. Shortly after two o'clock, the children assembled at the school, whence they marched in procession to the Church. Service over, they re-formed, and marched to the "Kiln," where ample justice was done to a plentiful supply of tea and cake, &c. After tea, the children went to an adjoining field, where all sorts of games, with numerous prizes, were provided and when darkness set in each child received a bun, and the happy young people dispersed with heartiest cheers of thanks to their kind benefactors.
MOLD. SALE OF FREEHOLD PROPERTY.—Messrs. Churton, Elphick, and Co., held a sale of property at Mold, last week, when there was a very large attendance of buyers. There were fourteen lots offered, but there was no bid for the last one, which was an estate known as the Lower Plantation, situated near Gwernaffield Church. The lots Nos. 1 to 10 were the property of Mr. T. W. Eyton, Leeswood No. 11 belonged to Mr. J. Corbett, and No. 12 to Mr. Thomas Lloyd, Cefn Manor. Lets 1 to 3, comprising three dwelling-houses, offices, and premises, situate in King-street, in the occupation of Mrs. Vaughan, Mr. G. E. Trevor Roper, solicitor, Miss Hannah Williams, &c. Lot 4, a convenient front shop, dwelling-house, and premises, situate in King-street, held by Mr. A. M. Hinchliffe. These lots were pur- chased bv Mr. John Musker, of Liverpool, and realised £430, £400, C430, and C490 respectively. Lot 5, the premises called "The Bee-hive," adjoining lot 4, in the occupation of Mr. G. H. Adams, were not sold, the highest bid being £ 1,600. Mr. Thomas Bate, Kelsterton Brewery, bought for 9850 lots 6 and 7, consisting of two inns, "The Globe," situate in King-street, and held by Mr. William Wheldon, the other "The King's Head," situate in King- street and High-street, together with the public weighing machine held herewith, in tiie occupation of Mrs. Elizabeth Duckworth. Lot 3 consisted. a £ two •shops, situate in High-street, adjoining lot 7. with tne dwelling-houses and premises belonging e eto ced by Mr. James Hughes Jones, and Mr. Fr io is I ones, and was sold to Mr. J. H..Ton-s, VI d. ? i,- h.o'00. Lot 9 was tiie "Upper Market 'Hali. rhe highest bid being t650, and it was L -t 10, a public-house, called "The Brown Cow," v,it i the front shop and dwelling-house adjoining, and ext -n^ive bpelc premises and gardens belonging thereto, sitnat" in High-screet, held by the late Mr. John Hold o's repre- sentatives and Mr. Charles Hughes, was knocked down to Mr. T. p-nte at S920. Mr. Masker secured for £ 800 Lot 11, consisting of eight newly-erected convenient cottages or dwelling-houses with premises and gardens, known as Alyn Bank," situate near the Lead Mills. Lots 12 and 13 comprised two valuable pieces of accom- modatibn land, with two newly-erected dwelling- houses, store-rooms and powder magazine, situate near the Mold Rail way Station, on the road from thence to Pentro, containing together upwards of eight statute acres. Fear wece not sold. PETTY S E S S ION S. MONDAY.—Before A. F. Jones and E. Thompson, Esqrs. DRUNKENNESS. Jane Jones, a married woman, living in Milford- street, Mold, was summoned hy P.O. John Pearson for b ing drunk and disorderly on Saturday night the 1st inst. The officer stated that while on duty in High-street on the night in question he heard a great noise in Milford- strcet, and on going there he found the defendant very drunk and creating a great disturbance. There was a great crowd of persons round her. She was fined 5s. and costs, or seven days' hard labour in default. Edward Whitley, collier, Mold, was summoned for being drunk and disorderly in High-street, Mold, on Saturday last. P.C. John Pearson, who proved the esse, stated that the defendant pulled off his coat-and wanted to fight with two men in the .-treet, and was with difficulty persuaded to go home. Defendant admitted being "very full of drink," and was tined 5s. ana the costs, or seven days' imprison- ment in default. CATTLE STRATING. ^Hugh Davies, an old man, was summoned by P.C. Edward Jones for allowing three cows to stray on the turnpike road near Padeswood Hail, on the 7tli ult. The magistrates in that case imp 'seel a tine of 5s. and the costs.
RIDING WITHOUT REINS.
RIDING WITHOUT REINS. Reed, a young' mar., a titter, living at Gwernaffield, was summoned for riding in a cart drawn by two horses without reins. He did not appear, his uncle who came forward to represent him, stating that he had a sore foot. P.C. Hugh IVilliai-ns stated that on Saturday, the 8th inst., about eleven o'clock, the defendant was riding in a cart drawn by two horses without reins, going through the village of Gwernaffield. Witness shouted to him to come down and to stop the horses, and be would not take any notice, except whipping up the horses. Witness then stopped the horses, whereupon the de- fendant asked him why he interfered with him. Witness asked the defendant whose cart it was, and he was told to look and find out. He did look and found out the owner. He then asked the defendant's name, and he also told him to find that out. The magistrates imposed a fine of 10s. and costs, the Chairman telling the defendant's uncle to teil his nephew that it was a most dangerous practice to ride without reins on the highway, and half of the accidents in the country were caused by it.
SCHOOL BOARD CASES.
SCHOOL BOARD CASES. Mr. H. G. Roberts, clerk, and Mr. Thomas Edwards, officer to the Mold School Board, prosecuted in the following cases Thomas Jones, Milford-street, was summoned for neglecting to send one of his children to school regularly. A fine of 5s including costs, was imposed, with the alternative of seven days' hard labour. Sarah Williams, Castle-street, Mold; Thomas Williams, Pwllmelyn, and William Whitley, Henfordd.— Orders made.
THE PETROLEUM ACT.
THE PETROLEUM ACT. Deputy Chief Constable Adams was appointed in- spector of petroleum stored within the division under the Petrolum Act of 1871.
THE PRACTICE OF SUMMONING…
THE PRACTICE OF SUMMONING AND SETTLING. Robert Jones, a young man. was summoned by Samuel Bassett for assaulting Mrs. Bassett, at Bromfield, three weeks ago. The summons was originally returnable at the last court, a fortnight ago, and when the case was called on it was announced that the parties had settled the matter. Colonel Cooke, who then presided, remarked that he did not think the Bench should countenance this practice of allowing summonses in assault cases to be settled in that way, and in this particular case, when the complainants appeared before him to apply for the summons he thought, from the appearance of the woman, that it was a bad case. He suggested that the parties be ordered to attend the next court, and the Bench accordingly directed the police to summon them. When the case was called on last Monday all the parties con- cerned appeared, and it was again announced that the case was settled. The Chairman said Colonel Cooke had very properly remarked at the last court that when summonses were taken out in serious cases they ought to be proceeded with, otherwise it was merely taking up the time of the magistrates' clerk's office and of the court, but as the parties had appeared in this case the magistrates were prepared this time to allow the summons to be with- drawn. It had been a great practice lately, and they wanted to put astop to it.
PRESTATYN. HARVEST FESTIVAL. The annual thanksgiving ser- vices for the harvest were held in this parish on Thurs- day, November 13th. In the morning service, the prayers were read by the Vicar of the parish, and the sermon preached by the Rev. J. Morgan, vicar of Meliden, and in the evening the Rev. J. Morris, vicar of Cwm, preached an appropriate senron on prayer. The church was tastefully decorated with corn, to keep the worshiper in mind of the great object of the day, by Miss Price, the Vicarage, and Miss Jones Penis- ardre. The school children had their harvest treat, which they enjoyed well, and at which the following ladies gave their most ready help, as usual, Miss Owen, Mrs. Capel, Miss Hunt, Miss Campbell, Mrs. Searancke, Mrs. Williams, Mrs. Millard, Mrs. Dowell, Miss Jones, Miss Lodge, Miss Price, Mrs. A. Roberts, Mrs. and Miss Debney, Mrs. and Miss Dixons, &c.
RHOSLLANERCHRUGOG. LECTURE.—"The Welsh Congregational Pulpit" was the subject of an interesting lecture delivered at the In- iependent Chapel on Monday evening, November 17th, by the Rev. W. Nicholson, of Liverpool. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Gomer Roberts, of Tany- lawdd. There was a very fair attendance, and the pro. ceeds were devoted towards the funds of the Indepen- ient Church at Ponkey. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—The service at the English chapel was held on Wednesday evening, Nov. 12th, when the Rev. E. W. Evans, M.A., Colwyn Bay, de- ivered an impressive sermon from 1st John, 3rd chapter, kd verse. Prayer meetings for the same purpose were jeld at Moriah (C.M.), Top of Ponkey, at three and six ).m., on Monday, Nov. 17th.
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/oo-bnK Intelligent* FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF WALES. P, UTHIN r. LLANGOLLEN.—The return match in con- nection with the chad nge cup came off on R.;th?T> Park last Saturday, in the presence of a large concn' of spectators. The weather was very cold and the ground slippery. At three o'clock the ball was kicked off by Rooerts, for the Ru:.hin team, with such force as to send it to close quarters on the Llango len end. But the goal was well defended, and the ballt.-aiisferred to safer ground. Unfortunately the left wing man was rather rash in his kicking, and sent the ball over the b (undary. This gave an opportunity to the home team which was soon taken advantage of. and the fiz,st was secured by W. Owens passing the ball to \V. H. Roberts, then to Uriah Goodwin, who kicked it into goal. The second goal was secured by the activity of Maddocks, Jenkins, and W. P. Owen, the latter cleverly manoeuvring the ball close to the posts until victorious. After half-time, the goal-keepers changed ends, but the luck was all on one side. After much determination on the pt.rt of the Ruthin team, they secured four goals to none. Mr. R. Jones acted as umpire for Ruthin, and Mr. G. Smith for Llangollen. Rev. Elias Owen acted as referee. The ne-,t trial of strength for Ruthin for the challenge cup is wbh the Corvven team. The following is a list of the players, who were lustily cheered upon leaving the ground 11 ;.i, -Geo :;e srool; P Mos^farnd .Tolm Roberts, •VC ..S; 17. Mp.dv'ocks. Robert". ill.1?s, rod Joo.es. hal:- )¡1ckc¡; W. P Ow n aDcl W. H. Kobe s. t'r*;l\t wlasf • A. 'npd, can e; Kobe t Jenkins (cp;vin) and U. Goodwin. le:( \vni- Adams, cod; E. Jones and R. Eicharr's .)aclxs;- D. Pa "V and John Jones, h--l -b.u:ks; T. Iiober-s. ce>n>e; J. T". Davies and 11. Robeivi, iori; w:ag; J. Rtciii^cs, a-.id l £ Jones, right wing-. NORTH WALES v. LANCASHIRE. On Sf-iuiiroay last a most exciting match took place on the race course between the teams representative of North Wales and Lancashire. The i.-iterest in it was shown by the fact, that although the prices for admission to the ground were considerably higher than on former occasions yet the number of spectators was lar-e. The Lancashire team were first on the ground but from the play among themselves no proper estimate of their powers could be made. There was evidently a considerable feeling in favour of the visitors ami among the sporting fraternity, bets of two to one in favour of the Lancashire team were freely offered. In physique they were with some exceptions line muscular men, but they had several lighter men who in the capacity of for- wards were serviceable and had they been slaving a weaker and less disciplined tea;n then the Welsh one, these light gentlemen would have been of great value, but unfortunately the fine united play of" the Welsh forwards and the steady half and full backs did much to render the attacks of the visitor's forwards harmless. Play was commenced soon after three o'clock, the Welsh team being placed in the goal nearest Crispin-lane. The ball was kicked off by Lancashire but as is generally the case, was soon out of play, off Wales. Altera splendid throw in it was run down towards the Welsh goal. but "Captain" Woosnam met it and with a well timed kick sent it far down the ground. The Lancashire forwards next secured the ball and brought it, by dint of some capital passing, up very fast to the Welsh goal the result of which was that it went behind. The goal- keeper (Hibbort) whose cool manner attracted much attention, kicked it off and it was taken half way down the ground when it went out off Wales. After a throw in, it was again run down the right wing towards the Lancashire goal but Suter met it nicely and sent it back. It was then carried by the forwards to the \Veish goal and but for one of Powell's splendid kicks would have re- suited seriously. In its journey towards the Lancashire goal a foul was given to the Welsh, and a free kick obtained, which resulted in the ball being taken towards the Welsh goal, when some good passing took place. A sharp run down the ground caused a capital try to be made at the goal by the Welsh forwards"; thia was the cause of a corner kick for Wales, hIt it re- sulted in nothing but a throw in for the leather having gone out off one of the Welshmen. A little play took place near the Lancashire goal, and another corner kick was made for Wales, and the result was the same as in the former one. Powell's splendid kicking attracted attention, when the ball was sent back towards the Welsh goal. The ball was soon brought back towards the Lancashire goal. A comer kick for Whiles^ was then given, and the result was a free kick for "hands" just in front of the Lancashire gual. A capital shot was made, which went just outside the goal posts. The Lancashire men ran with the ball down the field and obtained hands off the Welsh. This was a great help, and the ball was being brought up capitally towards the Welsh goal, but Harry Edwards r>!ayed both the man and the ball, and a little more play caused it to go out off himself. After a throw in, a good shot was then made by Woosnam for the Lancashire goal, which was within an ace of being taken. The ball now remained in Lancashire quarters, where a scrimmage took place, and in which Lloyd for Wales played well. A corner kick for Wales was taken, with no result, but a short scrim- mage was decided by Crosse heading the ball through the Lancashire posts and securing the fir3t, gaol for Wales. This was, of course, received with loud cheers by the spectators. The ball having been kicked off, and some desultory play having taken place, the ball was kicked by Powell with a tremendous kick to wards the Lancashire gaol, and in a very few minutes another goal was placed to the credit of Wales by Crosse. Half time was then called, and the changing of ends was supposed by some to mean a change of luck as well. The monotony of half time was somewhat relieved by the fact that some individual in essaving to slide on the ice-covered tank had received a cold foot-bath for his pains, an incident which proved to be full of fun for tiie Lokers on The kick off was made by the Welsh team, and after some general play a run was made toward tne Lancashire goal, but the good judgment of Suter prevented its taking effect. A free kick for Lan. cashire materially aided the goal keeper in his exertions, but this was howeverdoomedto aid the Welsh, and Lloyd picked up the ball smartly, and running towards the Lancashire goal, passed it to George Thomas, who sent it through the posts very nicely, and the game stood three goals for Wales to none for the visitors. The "knowing ones thought it highly improbable that there would be much chance for Lancashire to change that state of affairs, and time proved that they were right. The ball was again sent rolling, and a free kick for Lancashire was given but there was no result from it. This took place near the Welsh goal, but it was soon sent back towards the visitors' goal, where a corner kick was obtained and given to Lloyd, who made an excellent shot, but it was too fine. Some more all round play ensued, and a free kick for hands was given to Wales, and a run down towards the Lancashire goal followed. A good shot was made at the goal, but was nicely stopped by the goalkeeper, Manall, who was too idle and not suffi- ciently alert at other times. The ball was now kept in Lancashire Quarter, and some very severe stru°rg,1^8 took place, but matters were soon settled by Vaughan with ease securing a fourth goal for Wales, after which time was called. Cheers were given for both teams, and it is only fair to add that the gentlemanly play of the visitors is worthy of imitation. The conduct of the onlookers was extraordinarily impartial. The following are the teams:— Xorth Wales.—H. Hibbot (Excelsior), sroal; W. Woosnam (Excel ior) and J. Powell (Drui l-), back; H. Edwards (Wrexham) and W. Williams (Druids), lialf-baoks Lloyd (Wrexham, and W. H. Davies (Oswastry), j-iiriu wing- K. Crosse (Druids) and G. Thomas (White Star), cearre- Wynn (Oswestry) and J. Vaughan (Druids), lefawiiig: um- pire, Mr. LI. Kenrick. Lancashire.— J. Mangall (Bag-ley), goal; C J. 17, Pif- (Hau- chester) and F. Suter (Durweu). backs; E. Jones Manchester) and W. H. Moorhouse (Darwen), half-backs; W Y. Har- greaves (Darwen) and W. Bentlsy (Turton), rig Lit wiag; J. (iledhill (Darwen) and G. Sharpies (Kaslcy). centre T. Burr (Darwen) and R. Kirkh im (Darwen), Mt wing umpire Mr T. Hmdle; referee, Mr. H. A. Hamshaw.
WREXHAM V. CORWEN.-A match between Wrexham ? ? Corwen will take place on the racecourse this (Saturday) afternoon. Kick off at 2.30. W.HI™ STAB FOOTBALL CLUB v. ALBTON 2ND (WRBX. HAM).—This match was played on Saturday last, on the ground of the Stars, resulting in a victory for the Stara by two goals to one. CHALLENGER BOYS (2ND TEAM) V. ESCLUSHA*. KHOSTTLLEN.—This match was played on the ground of the latter, on Saturday, and resulted in a victory for the former, by one goal to none. GROSVENOR (WREXHAM) V. CORWEN.-This match L was played on Saturday last, at Corwen, and owing to the late arrival of the visitors, play could not start for over an hour at the end of which time the home team were declared victors by two goals to none. The fol- wWng-ffi<ire lue ireS?e?n!ve teamsGrosvenor—GoaL i H Griffiths bacxs, J. Thomas and J. Holt; half diack £ rjf' J?rice', Pickering and \V. Trainer left wing, T. Cafferty aM A Parry; right wing, V. JonU (captain) and M. Davies centre, F. Edwards. Cor- nf?ths'' hacks, M. Morris and H. Williams; half-backs, D. Hughes, W. J. (captain), and W. Roberts; left wing, J. Robe* E. Edwards right wing, O. Williams and T. Edx^ h centre, R. VJ. Jones. MOLD v. RHYL. — A match was played at Mold between these clubs on Saturday last, resulting in a. victory for the Mold team by five goals and three dis- puted ones to one. The play was brisk, and. both sides played tolerably well together, but the Rhyl team failed to defend their goal sufficiently from the nu melons attacks which the Mold made upon it. The Pdokl team played betier than they generally do, hee the result. The following are the respective teams Mold Meld. rum, goal; Hughes, Maaston, and J. Thomas, hacks E. B. Roberts and Parsonage, half-backs; iiolierts. centre; Webb and Edwards, left wing and S Roberta and Uew WUliams right wing. Rhyl: .\L,claren, goal; ioulkes. Rev. T. Hughes, and Prince, t^eks F. xiayhse Mid W. H. Thompson, ri -ht wing; L1 Morn. and Aifred Jones, left wing; Bouger, Davies, and WiiBon, centre,
PIXTUSES, November 15th, Grosvenor v. Corwen, at Corwen. November 22rid, Wrexham v. C -rwen, at Wrexham. 1w* ^rexllam T- Llangollen, at Llangollen^ November 29 oh, Grosvenor v. Hold* at Molds December fltb, Grosvonor T. Holt, at Wrexti ai. December ISth, Grosvenor r. Foresters, at (Twer,yllt- Dwjeraber 13th, Wrexham v. Baralma at WjaxhaBL December 2 'th, North Wale3 v. Cheshire, at Wrexham Wrelham Wrexham v* Shrewsbury Engineers,* a* December 20th, Grosvenor v. Chirk, at Chirk 060Wrexham*1' Groavenor v- Castle Foregate Bluea, a* December 27th, Grosvenor v. Millwood Rovers, at Wrox. ham. December 27th. Wrexham v. Civil Service, at Rhoadde.